June 21, 2018 RSS feed / Features

Looking For Signs Of Global Warming? It’s All Around You

GOTHIC, Colo. (AP) David Inouye is an accidental climate scientist. More than 40 years ago, the University of Maryland biologist started studying when wildflowers, birds, bees and butterflies first appeared each spring on this mountain. More...

How To Prepare For An Active Shooter Incident In Your Community

(StatePoint) – Active shooter incidents are rare. You are 700 times more likely to die in a car crash, for example, than from an active shooter event, according to the National Safety Council. However, these terrifying events are on the rise. More...

Don’t Let Your Personal Data End Up On The Dark Web

(StatePoint) – Consumers today give out personal information all the time -- from shopping online to signing up for special promotional offers to filling out job applications. More...

Warner Bros. Crackdown Puts Dark Mark Over Potter Festivals

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Warner Bros. is cracking down on local Harry Potter fan festivals around the country, saying it’s necessary to halt unauthorized commercial activity. More...

Turn Yellow Squash Or Zucchini Into Ribbons For A Fun Side

Quick-cooking and delicately flavored, yellow summer squash and zucchini are favorites in Mediterranean cuisines and perfect for a light side dish. More...

Tips For Paying For College While Saving For Retirement

(StatePoint) – Saving for retirement and college simultaneously is a balancing act that many families face. However, experts say these goals don’t have to be in competition with each other. More...

Republicans Move To Remake Court After Gerrymandering Case

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Canada Temporarily Shuts Fishing Areas To Help Right Whales

NEWPORT, Quebec (AP) – The Canadian government says it is taking steps to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales from encounters with fishing vessels and gear.  More...

New NASA Chief Vows U.S. Will Always Have Astronauts In Orbit

WASHINGTON (AP) – Major changes could be ahead for the International Space Station but there will always be an American astronaut in orbit, NASA’s new boss said recently. More...

Today In History

U.S. Constitution Goes Into Effect In 1788

Today is Thursday, June 21, the 172nd day of 2018. There are 193 days left in the year. Summer begins at 6:07 a.m. Eastern time. More...

Longtime Elvis Presley Drummer D.J. Fontana Has Died

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – D.J. More...

New To Parenthood? Smart Tech Can Help

(StatePoint) – Being a new mom or dad can be tough. More...